Tag Archives: Kenya

20 September 17

Kenya’s electronic voting system isn’t ready for election re-run

The firm behind Kenya’s new biometric voting system says it won’t be ready in time for the country’s election re-run.

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14 September 17

Kenya: Treasury has borrowed Sh430 billion in four months

Kenya’s government has borrowed a record Sh430.6 billion (USD 4.19bn) in four months, pushing the East African country’s debt past the Sh4 trillion mark.

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11 September 17

IEBC: Kenya’s election rerun will cost taxpayers $117 million

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) says the country’s repeated presidential election will cost taxpayers an extra $117 million (around 12 billion shillings).

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07 September 17

Kenya: Two policemen killed in suspected Al-Shabaab attack

Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Sunday, in an attack which authorities say looks like a terrorist attack.

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05 September 17

Kenya: Supreme Court overrules Kenyatta election win, orders re-election

Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August 8 election win, ordering a fresh election be held in October.

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03 September 17

Kenya’s plastic bag ban comes into effect

Kenya’s ban on plastic bags comes into effect this week with offenders facing serious fines or even jail time for breaking the new regulations.

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02 September 17

Kenya: Supreme Court orders election body to open its servers for audit

Kenya’s Supreme Court has once again ordered the country’s election body to comply with an audit of its computer servers.

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30 August 17

Kenya: HRW calls for probe into police role in election violence

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling for an investigation into the role of police during election violence earlier this month.

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25 August 17

Kenya: Swiss couple found dead by Mombasa roadside

The bodies of an elderly Swiss couple were found dumped by a country road in the coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday.

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13 August 17

Kenya election erupts into violence, at least 3 killed

At least three people have been killed in violence that followed Kenya’s presidential election on Tuesday.

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